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Easter Sunday

Today is Easter Sunday. Easter also called Pasch or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday is the day Christians remember when Jesus was crucified on the cross. It is an important day in the Christian calendar and comes the day after Maundy Thursday, which commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday

Today is known as Maundy Thursday is the Christian calendar. It is said that on this day, Jesus sat with his Apostles and ate ‘The Last Supper’ with them. Below is a painting of the Last Supper, showing Jesus in … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 Sundays, which are not days of fast, are excluded) before Easter and can fall as … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Tuesday) is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. In others, especially those (including Louisiana) where it … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday or the first day of Lent

Did you know that today is known as Ash Wednesday or the start of Lent? Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day

Today is Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. … Continue reading

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